JAMES M. VANSTRATT
Limited License Real Estate Appraiser
636 Cromwell Traverse City, MI 49686
Office: (231) 935-3801 Cell: (231) 631-2120 Home: (231) 933-4229
To form a professional relationship with mortgage origination companies
searching for quality real estate appraisers.
Computer literate, knowledge of WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint, Access,
Word and Netscape/Explorer.
Proven Sales History, Top 10% of sales force, including highest closing
ratio for several months during my employment at Hagerty Classic
Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks, especially
evident during my days as special event manager at Hagerty.
Excellent interpersonal relations skills; able to relate well with people from
diverse backgrounds and cultures. I was awarded the top fundraiser during
the 1997 Excellence Fund campaign. The funds were raised by contacting
alumni over the phone and asking them to pledge their support for the
University of Montana.
Fast learner; quickly absorb and utilize new methods had been most
apparent when working as an intern for Dewar Sloan Consulting.
HOLLOWAY INSTITUTE, Lansing, MI
Appraisal 1, Appraisal 2,
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA, Missoula, MT
B.A. DEGREE IN BUSINESS (1998)
DUAL EMPHASIS IN MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT.
SAINT FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL, Traverse City, MI
Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Montana/Michigan Trout Unlimited, Adopt a
Highway, National Cherry Festival, American Red Cross, and High School
Hagerty Classic Insurance: phone sales, risk assessment, marketing support
including sponsorships and special events manager. (3 years)
Dewar Sloan Consulting: market and product research, database
management, and field studies. (Internship 3mo.)
Knorr Marketing: office organization, press release publishing and media
research. (Internship 3mo.)
Traverse City Downtown Development Authority: major event planning,
auditioning entertainment, public relations and tech. consultant. (Internship
Sailing, Fly-Fishing, Running, Snowboarding, Golf, and Reading.
John Pampu, VP of Marketing, Hagerty Classic Insurance
P.O. Box 87, Traverse City MI 49684
1-800-922-4050 ext 8765
Charlie Janis, CEO, Century Group Inc. / Outdoors.com
1751 Barlow, Traverse City, MI 49684
Bryan Crough, Deputy Director,
Traverse City Downtown Development Authority
112 ½ East Front Street, P.O. Box 42,
Traverse City, MI 49685-0042
Many more references available upon request: